HMS Smyge

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HMS Smyge
HMS Smyge
Class overview
Name: Smyge
Builders: Karlskronavarvet, Insano
Operators:  Swedish Navy
Completed: 1
General characteristics
Type: Experimental
Displacement: 140 tons
Length: 27 m (89 ft)
Beam: 7.6 m (25 ft)
Draught: 1.8 m (5 ft 11 in) (0.7 m (2 ft 4 in) with lift fans)
Speed: >55 kn (102 km/h)
Electronic warfare
and decoys:
Decoy:
Armament: 1 x Bofors 40 mm
2 x RBS-15Anti Ship Missiles
2 x 400 mm Lightweight Saab Type 45 Torpedo

HSwMS Smyge was an experimental ship of the Swedish Navy used to test stealth technology. Experience from Smyge were used while planning the Visby-class corvettes. Smyge is currently used for training at the Swedish Navy Academy[1]

HMS Smyge emblem.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Föreningen Testfartyget Smyge" (in Swedish). Retrieved 4 April 2015. 

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